Pretend You're a Cave Painter

Pretend You're a Cave Painter craft

Create your own cave paintings! A long time ago people made art by painting on the walls of caves.

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    Find out about cave paintings, rock paintings, and other art created by early peoples in Europe, Africa, the Americas, or elsewhere in the world. One of France's national treasures are the Cro-Magnon underground cave paintings done more than 20,000 years ago.

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    Tear off a large piece from a brown paper bag. Crumple the bag and then flatten it to resemble the texture of a cave wall.

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    Draw designs such as people, cows, horses, and other symbols using Crayola® Multicultural Markers.